Located in Denton’s growing medical park, Advent’s Denton clinic is conveniently located adjacent to Interstate-35 and only a few miles from the University of North Texas. This location offers a complete range of services and helps us meet the growing needs of this area.
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Denton Team Members
Lance A. Ellis, D.O.FOUNDER / SPINE SURGEON
Dr. Ellis, a board-certified orthopaedic trauma surgeon, is a proud Texan and Baylor University alumnus. He graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of Medicine and Biosciences College of Osteopathic Medicine in Kansas City, Missouri in 2001. He completed his residency training at Ohio University, St. Vincent Mercy Medical Center in Toledo, Ohio, where he served as Chief Resident.
He is dual fellowship trained, having completed a Spine Surgery Fellowship at the Texas Back Institute in Plano, Texas in 2007 and an Orthopaedic Trauma Fellowship at Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas, Texas in 2008.
Brent J. Bauer, M.D.FOUNDER / ORTHOPAEDIC TRAUMA SURGEON
Dr. Brent Bauer is a board-certified, fellowship-trained orthopaedic trauma surgeon. Dr. Bauer completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Texas at Austin prior to graduating from medical school at the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio where he was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. He completed his orthopaedic surgery residency training at the University of Texas Southwestern in Dallas where he trained primarily at Parkland Memorial Hospital, one of the nation’s busiest trauma centers. Following his residency training, Dr. Bauer completed an orthopaedic trauma fellowship at the R. Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center at the University of Maryland in Baltimore. Dr Bauer is proud to be one of the founding partners of Advent Healthcare.
Justin Krajca, M.D.ORTHOPAEDIC TRAUMA SURGEON
Dr. Justin Krajca is a board certified, fellowship-trained orthopaedic trauma surgeon. He is originally from Dallas, Texas, and completed his undergraduate studies at Texas A&M University, receiving Foundation Honors and magna cum laude. He attended medical school at University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston where he was elected in to the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. He then moved to Florida and completed his internship and residency in orthopaedic surgery at Jackson Memorial Hospital, University of Miami. Dr. Krajca finished his surgical training with an orthopaedic trauma fellowship at R. Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, a premier trauma institution in the country. Dr. Krajca joined Advent Orthopaedics in September 2014.
Joel Zarling, M.D.Orthopaedic Surgeon
Dr. Zarling is fellowship-trained orthopaedic surgeon. He completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Kansas and received a Master of Public Health from George Washington University. After graduating from The University of Chicago’s Prizter School of Medicine, he went on to Baylor College of Medicine for his residency. Most recently, Dr. Zarling completed his Sports Medicine Fellowship at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York and has served as an assistant physician for The New York Jets Football Club, as well as NHL and NCAA hockey teams. Dr. Zarling specializes in treating sports-related injuries in addition to general orthopaedics.